Sporcle Live Final Questions – May, 2016

Since the beginning of 2015, three artists have had a single debut at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. Name one of them. Had one of the correct names written down, but we did not turn it in, and wagered zero. Not the right mix of players to know about this category.

 

Among the inductees into the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame, there are five who are not primarily known for their work in sports. Name one of them.

 

Among the top ten most populous cities in the United States in the year 1900, only three of them were NOT in the Eastern Time Zone. Name two of those three cities.

 

In the 1980s, U.S. Army Captain Linda Bray became the first woman in history to lead American troops into battle during the invasion of what country?

 

The Iron Islands, The Stormlands, The Reach and Westerlands are four of the regions collectively known by what somewhat paradoxical numerical name?

 

Name two of the three MLB franchises Reggie Jackson played for during his career besides the New York Yankees.

 

Abraham Lincoln was the first president to wear a beard while president. Who was the second president to do this?

 

Name one of the five most dangerous jobs in the United States according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Among all of the states that border Missouri, which two are the largest by area?

 

What Oscar-winning actress played the same character in a 2011 film as an actress name Noomi Rapace, who was in a 2009 foreign version of the same film?

 

The Southern Cross is a constellation that appears on flags for Australia and New Zealand. Name one other country on which you would find a flag with the Southern Cross.

 

Elvis had 10 albums that hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 charts. Name one other solo artist that had at least nine albums hitting #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 Charts.

 

Along with its distinctive triangle logo, what company’s name was the first registered trademark in the UK in 1876, nearly 100 years after the company was founded?

 

What country hosted the first Summer Olympic Games to be broadcast on television internationally in color?

 

Three NFL teams have had more than one coach win more than one Super Bowl with that team. One of them is the San Francisco ’49ers and the the other is the Dallas Cowboys. What is the third team?

 

With his win of best supporting actor Academy Award in 2012, what actor, at the age of 82, became the oldest person in Oscar history to win in any acting category?

 

In what ’80s year did all of these events occur?
1. “Full House” aired its first episode
2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22 percent in a single day
3. The first “Megaman” video game franchise released
4. Congress issues its report on the “Iran Contra Affair.”

 

TV Settings Of the following series, which series was not set in the same place as the others? Everybody Loves Chris, How I Met Your Mother, Sports Night, The Jeffersons, and Sanford and Son.

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